There are 3 ways to get from Inverness to Caithness by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Dunbeath, War Memorial X99

$86 - $101

Cheapest option

Train  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Scotscalder

$56 - $70

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Inverness to Caithness 103 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

The distance between Inverness and Caithness is 70 miles. The road distance is 103 miles.

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The best way to get from Inverness to Caithness without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to get from Inverness to Caithness, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Inverness to Caithness is to bus which takes 2 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3 h 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Inverness to Caithness is 103 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to drive from Inverness to Caithness.

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There are 78+ hotels available in Caithness. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Inverness to Caithness.
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  • Distance: 70.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 55 min

What companies run services between Inverness, Scotland and Caithness, Scotland?

Stagecoach Highlands operates a bus from Inverness to Caithness every 4 hours. Tickets cost $26 and the journey takes 2 h 18 min. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Inverness to Caithness 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Scotscalder
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $50
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Dunbeath, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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